NOVEL CORONAVIRUS TARGETS SPECIFIC SECRETORY CELLS IN THE LUNGS

Viruses attack specific host cells, which can cause chaos in the body. The novel coronavirus, now called severe acute respiratory syndrome...

NEW METHOD FOR DIGITAL TISSUE DIAGNOSTICS CAN STREAMLINE DIAGNOSIS AND IMPROVE ACCURACY

The Swedish MedTech company Lumito is at its final stages of developing a new and unique method for digital tissue diagnostics that...

 
 
 

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL TRUST IN PARIS INSTALLS 60 STRATASYS 3D PRINTERS TO SUPPORT FRONTLINE STAFF BATTLING COVID-19

Ensuring its frontline medical staff are equipped with the appropriate equipment during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University...

GLOBALDATA: AUSTRALIA'S COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT CLINICAL TRIAL ECOSYSTEM WILL BENEFIT MEDICAL DEVICE SECTOR

Australia is dedicating more government funding towards the establishment of a vibrant clinical trial ecosystem in order to accelerate...

 
 
 

BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM STEPS UP TO FIGHT COVID-19 WITH GLOBAL SUPPORT PROGRAM

Boehringer Ingelheim has significantly stepped up its support to the fight against Covid-19. A Global Support Program has been set...

PCR BIOSYSTEMS CONTINUES TO SCALE UP PRODUCTION TO ENSURE UNINTERRUPTED SUPPLY OF COVID-19 TEST REAGENTS

PCR Biosystems, the UK-based PCR experts, are continuing to scale up operations to ensure the critical enzyme mix for COVID-19 tests...

 
 
 

LGC LAUNCHES NEW PROFICIENCY TESTING PROGRAM FOR SARS-COV-2 DETECTION

LGC today launched a Proficiency Testing service for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 by nucleic acid amplification testing, one of the...

CHINESE NEWBORNS EXPERIENCED MILD FORM OF COVID-19

A new paper published by Dr. Zhi-Jiang Zhang and colleagues from Wuhan University in the European Respiratory Journal in April 2020...

 
 
 

AVACTA PARTNERS WITH CYTIVA TO DEVELOP A RAPID TEST FOR COVID-19

Avacta Group plc, the developer of Affimer biotherapeutics and reagents, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a collaboration...

DIGITAL SCIENCE AND ZHIPU.AI COLLABORATE TO CONDUCT DATA CHALLENGES, BUILD COVID-19 INFORMATION PORTAL

Digital Science, a leading technology company serving emergent needs across the research sector, is pleased to announce a partnership...

 
 
 

SMOKERS HAVE MORE ACE2 RECEPTORS MAKING IT EASIER FOR SARS-COV-2 TO INFECT

A new study published in the European Respiratory Journal in April 2020 reveals that people with smoking-damaged lungs and those with...

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY VENTURE LAB STARTUPS LAUNCH THE COVID-19 TESTING LOCATOR

The Social App and Basil Labs-two startups in the Georgetown University Venture Lab, which is funded by the Lenosis family, have launched...

 
 
 

AI USED TO DETECT COVID-19 PNEUMONIA

Coronaviruses have 'spilled over' to human populations throughout history, causing respiratory illnesses, often associated with pneumonia....

UC DAVIS RESEARCHERS DEVELOP NEW WEB APPLICATION TO TRACK COVID-19 CASES

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new web application that allows users to track COVID-19 cases...

 
 
 

'OFF-THE-SHELF' ARTIFICIAL CARDIAC PATCH IMPROVES HEART ATTACK RECOVERY IN RAT AND PIG MODELS

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed an "off-the-shelf" artificial cardiac patch that can deliver cardiac...

RESEARCHERS DEVELOP ONLINE RESOURCE TO REFINE RESULTS FROM RNA SEQUENCING

DNA sequencing is becoming a more commonplace method for detecting diseases and improving precision medicine.

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS DEMONSTRATE IMPORTANCE OF ALIGNING INTERNAL CIRCADIAN CLOCK WITH DAY-NIGHT CYCLES

Timing is everything. A fresh example supporting the old saying has been found in connection with the systems regulated by biological...

PIV5-BASED MERS VACCINE SHOWS PROMISE FOR COVID-19

The coronavirus disease has spread to 184 countries and territories. Currently, there is no vaccine available for COVID-19 disease,...

 
 
 

BENEFITS OF MARIJUANA FOR PAIN RELIEF ARE NOT CLEAR-CUT, STUDY SUGGESTS

Medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with low pain to say they use cannabis three...

MORE THAN HALF OF COVID-19 PATIENTS IN BRAZIL CAME FROM ITALY

Italy has grappled with the coronavirus disease , with more than 139,000 people infected and more than 17,000 people dead. In the first...

 
 
 



Off-the-shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch can Repair Heart Attack Injury in...

Off-the-shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch can Repair Heart Attack Injury in Rats, Pigs

New "off-the-shelf" artificial cardiac patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury and improve recovery. Read more ...

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases exceeded 1.5 million on Wednesday afternoon local time, reports Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

Face masks are effective at STOPPING the spread of the coronavirus through...

Face masks are effective at STOPPING the spread of the coronavirus through speaking, NIH study finds

A new study by the National Institutes of Health has confirmed that masks are effective at stopping the spread of the coronavirus. According to researchers, masks are effective... Read more ...

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

The coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 is new, but the question of rationing ventilators is not Read more ...

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

In states such as Michigan and Louisiana, as well as in cities like Chicago and Milwaukee, African American people are making up a disproportionately large number of COVID-19... Read more ...

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

A cancer drug has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus . Read more ...

My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

When I started Mighty Littles, I never intended to write about my children being in the hospital. I planned to write about the resiliency I see in parents in the NICU , how... Read more ...

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

A new infographic from Kinsa Health shows how Santa Clara County lowered its rates of flu-like illnesses faster than New York County by imposing stay-at-home orders sooner. Read more ...

Coronavirus Daily Digest: April 8, 2020

Coronavirus Daily Digest: April 8, 2020

A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19 Read more ...

Could coronavirus cause testicular pain? American man tests positive after a...

Could coronavirus cause testicular pain? American man tests positive after a 'stabbing' sensation 

The 42-year-old, from Massachusetts, sought emergency help because of the 'stabbing' pain in his testicles, stomach, chest and back which had lasted a week. He tested positive... Read more ...